Why Attend

The overall aim of this course is to provide participants with the proper understanding, methodologies, processes, and themes used to manage a project successfully according to PRINCE2 principles. The course also aims at preparing participants for the PRINCE2 certification exams, both foundation and practitioner levels, through experimenting different project scenarios and case studies.

Course Methodology

The course uses a mix of interactive techniques, such as brief presentations by the consultant and the participants, PRINCE2 exam sample questions and scenarios. The course also features the use of a number of group exercises and case studies followed by plenary discussions.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify PRINCE2 principles, themes and processes
  • Apply PRINCE2 to successfully start and initiate a project
  • Define the project’s structure of accountability and responsibilities
  • Assess the continuity of project viability and define means to deliver the products
  • Create and verify products that are fit for purpose and control project uncertainty
  • Outline approved changes to the baseline and control unaccepted deviations
  • Plan and manage the product delivery and stage boundary processes
  • Conclude the project according to PRINCE2 principles

Target Audience

Project professionals including: project managers, Project Management Office (PMO) staff and project team members. This course is worth 30 PDUs.

Target Competencies

  • Directing projects
  • Initiating projects
  • Controlling projects
  • Managing product delivery
  • Managing stage boundaries
  • Closing projects

Duration

4 Days

Course Outline

o Introducing PRINCE2
o The structure of PRINCE2
o The PRINCE2 principles
o Benefits of using PRINCE2
o Starting up a project process activities
o Initiating a project process activities
o Preparing the strategies
o Using the PRINCE2 principles and themes to successfully start a project
o Common project organizational challenges
o Three project interests
o Four levels of management
o The project management team
o Customer and supplier environment
o Business case outputs, outcomes, and benefits
o The benefits review plan
o Business case responsibilities
o Levels of plans
o The PRINCE2 approach to plans
o Product based planning technique
o Quality assurance and project assurance
o Quality planning
o The quality review technique
o The PRINCE2 approach to risk
o Risk management strategy components
o The risk management procedure
o Types of issues
o Change authority
o Issue and change control procedure
o Tolerances and exceptions
o PRINCE2 controls
o Using stages to control a project
o Overview of the middle of a PRINCE2 project
o The controlling stage and managing product delivery processes
o The managing stage boundary process
o Overview of the end of a PRINCE2 project
o The closing project process
o Using the PRINCE2 principles and themes to close the project